[syn: unmindfulness, heedlessness, inadvertence, inadvertency]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Heedless \Heed"less\, a.
Without heed or care; inattentive; careless; thoughtless;
O, negligent and heedless discipline! --Shak.
The heedless lover does not know
Whose eyes they are that wound him so. --Waller.
-- Heed"less*ly, adv. -- Heed"less*ness, n.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a lack of attentiveness (as to children or helpless people)
[syn: inattentiveness, heedlessness] [ant:
attentiveness, heed, paying attention, regard]
2: the trait of acting rashly and without prudence [syn:
heedlessness, mindlessness, rashness]
3: the trait of forgetting or ignoring your responsibilities
[syn: unmindfulness, heedlessness, inadvertence,
inadvertency] [ant: heedfulness, mindfulness]